Does Exforge have side effects?
Clinical Trials Experience
|Preferred Term||Aml/Val/HCTZ 10/320/25 mg N=582 n (%)||Aml/Val 10/320 mg N=566 n (%)|
|Fatigue||13 (2.2)||12 (2.1)|
|Muscle spasms||13 (2.2)||7 (1.2)|
|Back pain||12 (2.1)||5 (0.9)|
|Nausea||12 (2.1)||10 (1.8)|
Is Exforge safe to take?
In rare cases, Exforge can cause a condition that results in the breakdown of skeletal muscle tissue, leading to kidney failure. Call your doctor right away if you have unexplained muscle pain, tenderness, or weakness especially if you also have fever, unusual tiredness, and dark colored urine.
Is Exforge a good medicine?
Exforge has been evaluated for safety in over 2600 patients with hypertension; over 1440 of these patients were treated for at least 6 months and over 540 of these patients were treated for at least 1 year.
How long should I take Exforge?
It may take up to 2 weeks before you get the full benefit of this product. Keep taking this product even if you feel well. Most people with high blood pressure do not feel sick.
What are the side effects of Exforge?
Other side effects of Exforge include flushing, and cold symptoms such as runny/stuffy nose, sneezing, and sore throat. Tell your doctor if you have serious side effects of Exforge including: swelling hands/ankles/feet,
How does Exforge interact with other medications or foods?
Exforge may interact with heart medication, potassium supplements or salt substitutes, diuretics (water pills), or other medications that lower blood pressure. Tell your doctor all medications you are taking. Exforge is not recommended for use during pregnancy due to the risk for harm to a fetus.
What is Exforge used to treat?
Exforge (amlodipine and valsartan) is a combination of a calcium channel blocker and an angiotensin II receptor antagonist used to treat high blood pressure ( hypertension ). Exforge is usually given after other drugs have been tried without successful treatment of hypertension. What Are Side Effects of Exforge?
How safe is Exforge HCT?
In the controlled trial of Exforge HCT, where only the maximum dose (10/320/25 mg) was evaluated, safety data were obtained in 582 patients with hypertension. Adverse reactions have generally been mild and transient in nature and have only infrequently required discontinuation of therapy.